Homes for Sale in Mission, KS by Price
Welcome to Mission
Once a popular rest stop for covered wagons heading west on the Santa Fe Trail, present-day Mission, Kansas is an ideal location for buying a home and settling down. With a modest population of just under 10,000, residents
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Why Do Residents Choose Mission?
Things to Do
Whether you choose to catch a quality production of an award-winning play at The Barn Players—Mission’s most treasured community theatre since 1955—or mingle with artists in residence at the Vala Gallery, you will find that Mission residents not only enjoy the benefits of a fun and active
Take advantage of the active community in the Mission area, and get involved with some of the local events. From holiday celebrations to annual festivals, Mission offers a variety of things to every month.
Parks & Recreation
The most popular park in Mission is the 1,250-acre Shawnee Mission Park, a favorite destination for people all over Kansas. In fact, it is the most visited park in the entire state! With interpretive nature trails, an off-leash dog area, sports fields, an archery range, a lake, and even an outdoor theatre, this multi-use park, located just minutes from the heart of Mission, is nothing short of a recreational wonderland.
You can also take a leisurely stroll through the historic Helen Cuddy Rose Garden in nearby Antioch Park, or join a game of softball at the Mid-America West Sports Complex.
The Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD) is known for being one of the most innovative and successful in all of Johnson County. Offering an array of AP and specialized programs for students, SMSD is continually recognized for its impressive number of Advanced Placement Scholars, National Merit Scholars, United States Presidential Scholars & International Baccalaureate Program.
There are also several excellent private schools in & nearby Mission, including Bishop Miege High School, Brookridge Day School
While the big-city haunts of both Kansas Cities are just minutes away, Mission has its own fair share of tasty stops. If you are looking for down-home cooking, check out Johnny’s Hickory House Bar-B-Q, which was featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins
Mission residents also have an array of one-of-a-kind boutiques and specialty shops to choose from, including the Mission West Shopping Center. Of course, you are minutes to Kansas City's Country Club Plaza, where you will find some of the most upscale retail stores.
Mission offers great opportunities for any career you might be looking for, and the unemployment rate is well below the national average. Thanks to its location just minutes away from most of the major metropolitan areas in Johnson County, Mission residents have a wide variety of employment options in a wide variety of fields.
The largest employers around the Mission area include Sprint, the Shawnee Mission School District, Black & Veatch, and OptumRx. Other major fields include finances, healthcare, and government.